Healthy Home checklist

For smaller rooms or rooms that are only heated occasionally, such as bedrooms, electric heaters might be sufficient. Avoid unflued gas heaters that release toxic fumes or moisture. Also, avoid open fires that are draughty or inefficient. Read more about our website here. For larger rooms that you want to heat regularly, like a living room, a fixed heater with lower running costs and more heat output is recommended. Tenants can suffer from poor health and dampness can cause damage to the house’s quality.

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All private rentals must comply with the new or renewed tenancy within 90 days. To assist landlords with complying with the Healthy Homes Standards. The Installers, in collaboration with Healthy Rentals NZ have created a report that is both concise and in-depth. We have worked with many property managers to ensure that the report includes all the information a property owner or manager needs without any unnecessary filler.

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You should be familiar with the new laws and requirements if you have a rental property. Turn off certain appliances (e.g. If you notice moisture on windows or other surfaces, turn off unflued gas heating units. Tenancy Services offers a version of a Tenancy Agreement, but the Quinovic Tenancy Agreement provides more protection for both the tenant and the property owner. For storm water, surface water, and groundwater removal, rental properties must have good drainage. Rental properties with an enclosed sub-floor space must have a ground moisture barrier. Since August 2019 the law requires the landlord to disclose whether the property is insured as part of any new tenancy and if any excess amounts apply on claims.

If you have any health care questions, please consult your relevant medical practitioner. It is beneficial for everyone to live in a dry and warm environment, but it is crucial for those with respiratory conditions to be well. Our team of trusted property managers offer professional advice to anyone in need. Some landlords don’t have the resources to upgrade their rental portfolios and may decide to leave. of the rental sector. Request a Free Commercial Proposal Get a detailed list of services we provide, the fees, including the breakdown of costs and how the transition to Crockers will work.

Assessment Of Healthy Homes

Start planning in advance so that you’re fully prepared for when landlords must comply with the new standards. Landlords should provide at least one fixed heater that can heat the main living area. The heater must be acceptable types, and must meet the minimum heating capacity required for your main living room. Main living arears terminate where there is a door, so this include a hallway, staircase and landing. The Healthy Homes Standards are very clear on the minimum heating capacity needed in a rental property’s living area and any new heat pump must meet that specification.

If the tenant, or their guest, damage the property through careless damage, the tenant is liable only for the cost of the damage – up to four weeks rent – or the excess, whichever is the lower. Make sure you comply with our great deals on heating, extraction & fire alarms. You can review the detailhere or ask one of our dedicated staff for advice.

When possible, dry your clothes outdoors. Avoid drying clothes indoors on racks that are not open to the air. Tenancy Services has created a standard resource to ‘raise the standards’ for tenants. You can rely on your agent’s integrity and skills to ensure that you get a fair market value. You can ensure your agent is the competent by using a vetted real estate agent. First, it is possible that tenants may pass on the renovation costs.

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360 Property Management – Manukau
Phone: 09-636 7355

Unit 1/597 Great South Road
Manukau City Centre, , Auckland, NZ 2104

We can help you meet the Heating and ventilation are part of the Healthy Homes Standards. We manage every step, from the initial phone call to after-sales service. Rental homes must have no unnecessary gaps or holes in walls, ceilings, windows, floors, and doors that cause noticeable draughts.